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Tolland firm's EV charging station gets federal approval

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business development firm Lot 78 Inc. said Tuesday the U.S. federal government has authorized the sale of its electric vehicle (EV) charging station and its products to federal facilities...

The losing race against Tesla

Bruce Redman Becker and Jules Benton Becker |

Nationwide protests have erupted over the way in which corporate money, revolving-door lobbyists, and fake news are undermining our democracy in Washington. But Connecticut residents need not look...

Manufacturing not the only CT sector lacking workers

Labor shortages in Connecticut's manufacturing sector have been well publicized in recent years.

Manufacturers, others face growing 'ransomware,' 'phishing' attacks

Gregory Seay |

It was just after lunch on a warm day last July, when Empire Industries, a Manchester manufacturer of stainless steel products and specialty finishes, became a “ransomware'' target for the...

Siting Council greenlights fuel cell at Norwich hotel

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Siting Council has approved the installation of a 460-kilowatt fuel cell at Norwich Inn and Spa, which is expected to provide for all of the property’s power needs.

S. Korean fuel cell park with CT ties unveiled

Matt Pilon |

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy executives traveled to South Korea this week where its manufacturing partner and minority owner, POSCO Energy, unveiled a 20-megawatt fuel cell park in the capital...

Nuclear brinksmanship: Does Millstone need help to stay open?


Lobbyists crowded into a committee room at the General Assembly to watch the inevitable advance Tuesday of a bill that sponsors say would simultaneously lower electric rates and stabilize profits...

Biz, environmentalists square off on $525M carbon tax

Matt Pilon |

For the past decade, Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson has regularly lobbied Congress to pass a nationwide tax on carbon emissions, something that had been supported by former Vice President Al Gore.

Nuke bill takes shape

Matt Pilon |

Legislators have further fleshed out sparse language in a proposed bill seen as a way to boost Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford, which is struggling to compete with low natural gas prices.

Glastonbury power company delivering gas turbines to Libya

Patricia Daddona |

Glastonbury-based PW Power Systems Inc. has agreed to deliver two gas turbine units to the General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL).

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